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New Haven Advocate's
"Best of New Haven 2001"
-- Staff Picks --
Scott Harris, Best Radio News Reporter
WPKN Radio, 89.5 FM

"Giving Voice to Dissent: Bridgeport's WPKN Radio Covers The News With Left-Of-Center Takes Not Found In The Mainstream Media" Hartford Courant, Feb. 26, 2003

"The Rest of the News," New Haven Advocate, July 3, 2003


War And Profiteering

Those Who Dared to Come Forward
In-depth compilation on Washington insiders speaking out on Bush administration policies and actions

"Iraq On The Record," U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman report, March 16, 2004

"Greenspan Testimony Highlights Bush Plan for Deliberate Federal Bankruptcy," by Michael Meurer,, March 2, 2004

"Noam Chomsky on Middle East Conflict and U.S. War Plan Against Iraq," Between The Lines interview with Noam Chomsky, conducted by Scott Harris, for the Week Ending May 3, 2002

"The Iraq War & The Bush Administration's Pursuit of Global Domination," Counterpoint, Sept. 15, 2003

The Iraq Crisis, a Global Policy Forum, UN Security Council section on the 13 years of sanctions and other background of the war, the humanitarian situation, the importance of Iraq's huge oil resources, and disputes over a post-war government and reconstruction plan

"Occupation, Inc." Southern Exposure, Winter, 2003/2004

"Pipeline Politics: Oil, The Taliban, and the Political Balance of Central Asia," World Press Review Special Report, Nov.-Dec. 2001

"War Profiteering," by The Nation editors, April 24, 2003

"An Annotated Saddam Chronology," ZNet, Dec. 15, 2003

Civil Liberties

"The Global Gulag: Into The Shadows," by Tom Engelhardt,, April 5, 2004

"Keeping Secrets: The Bush administration is doing the public's business out of the public eye. Here's how--and why," by Christopher H. Schmitt and Edward T. Pound, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 12, 2003

"FBI Memo: Tactics Used During Protests And Demonstrations" Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oct. 15, 2003

"F.B.I. Scrutinizes Antiwar Rallies" by Eric Lichtblau, New York Times, Nov. 23, 2003

"Fascism Anyone?" 14 Signs of Fascism, Free Inquiry Magazine, Volume 23, No. 2

"Germany In 1933: The Easy Slide Into Fascism," The Crisis Papers, June 9, 2003

Multi-Ethnic Issues Advocacy

Dr. Earl Ofari Hutchinson's Commentaries, The Hutchinson Report
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Between The Lines
For The Week Ending Jan. 21, 2005


Election 2004

"Lawmakers Seek Probe Of Long Voting Lines," Associated Press, Jan. 13, 2005

"Fire The Consultants," by Amy Sullivan, Washington Monthly, Jan. 12, 2005

"An Election Reform Movement," by John Nichols, The Nation, Jan. 11, 2005


Bush Regime

"The Imminent Demise of the Republican Party,", Jan. 12, 2005

"Everybody's Talkin' About Christian Fascism," by Gary Leupp, Counterpunch, Jan. 12, 2005

"Bush Adminstration Statements On WMD, Before The War And After," Associated Press, Jan. 12, 2005

"Inauguration To Lock Down D.C., Cost City Government $12 Million," Knight Ridder, Jan. 11, 2005

"Bush Proposals For Social Security Are About Dismantling It, Not Saving It," by Ted Marmor & Jerry Mashaw, New York Newsday, Jan. 10, 2005

"Investment Pros See Bonanza in Bush Social Security Plan," The Chicago Tribune, Jan. 9, 2005


American Empire/War Profiteering

"Death Squads: Neither Quaint Nor Obsolete," by Jason Vest, Inter Press Service, Jan. 13, 2005

"Bush's Death Squads," by Robert Parry, Consortium News, Jan. 11, 2005


"Postwar" Occupation of Iraq & Afghanistan

"Fear Stalks Baghdad," by Robert Fisk, Independent/UK, Jan. 12, 2005

"Search For Banned Arms In Iraq Ended Last Month," Washington Post, Jan. 12, 2005

"Iraqi Insurgents: We're 'Bringing It On,'" Reuters, Jan. 12, 2005

"Witness: CIA, SEALs Beat Iraq Prisoners," Associated Press, Jan. 11, 2005

"Fallujah: City Of Ghosts," by Ali Fadhil, Guardian/UK, Jan. 11, 2005

"Investigate Alleged Violations Of Law In Fallujah Attack," by Dr. Jim McDermott & Dr. Richard Rapport, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Jan. 11, 2005

"Allawi Says Nationwide Iraqi Poll Impossible As 25 Die In Attacks," Agence France Presse, Jan. 11, 2005


Civil Liberties

"Rights Report Singles Out U.S., Sudan For Censure," by Jim Lobe, Inter Press Service, Jan. 13, 2005

"Chertoff Wrote Blueprint For Sept. 12 Crackdown," by William Fisher, Inter Press Service, Jan. 13, 2005

"White House Fought New Curbs On Interrogations, Officials Say," The New York Times, Jan. 13, 2005

"Nominee Criticized Over Post-9/11 Policies," Washington Post, Jan. 12, 2005

"Wisconsin City Drops Citation Against Man With Anti-Bush Sign," Associated Press, Jan. 12, 2005

"Supreme Court Bans Indefinite Detention Of Illegal Immigrants," Agence France Presse, Jan. 12, 2005

"Guantanamo: Three Years Of Lawlessness," Human Rights Watch News, Jan. 12, 2005

"ACLU Says Bush Choice For Homeland Security Worrisome," American Civil Liberties Union press release, Jan. 11, 2005

"Striking Similarity Between McCarthyism And Bush's PATRIOT Act," by Leslie Liddell, Cape Times/ South Africa, Jan. 10, 2005


Media Issues

"CBS' Urge To Purge; Even If The Documents Were fake, The Story Was True" by Greg Palast,, Jan. 13, 2005

"The Conservative Marketing Machine," by Laurie Spivak, Alternet, Jan. 11, 2005

"Armstrong Williams: 'I Am Not Alone,'" by David Corn, The Nation, Jan. 11, 2005

"Covering Elections There, Miscovering Them Here," by Danny Schechter,, Jan. 11, 2005

"Metro Racism," by Rory O'Connor,, Jan. 10, 2005



"Protesters Get Prime Spot For Inauguration," Associated Press, Jan. 13, 2005

"Wide Variety Of Protest Planned For Inauguration," Washington Post, Jan. 13, 2005

"Protesters Fet Bleachers Along Inaugural Parade Route,", Jan. 12, 2005

"Beyond Elections: Dr. King's Teachings On Strategy And Tactics," by Paul Rockwell, Common Dreams, Jan. 11, 2005

"Where Antiwar Protesters Should Not Protest," by Stewart Nusbaumer, Intervention Magazine, Jan. 9, 2005

"Left Anti-Intellectualism And Its Discontents," by Liza Featherstone, Doug Henwood & Christian Parenti, LiP Magazine, Nov. 11, 2004


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